Habitus Denai Alam
Table of Contents
- 1 Habitus Denai Alam Overview
- 2 Habitus Denai Alam Location
- 3 Habitus Denai Alam Floor Plan/Storey Plan
- 4 Habitus Denai Alam Facilities And Amenities
- 5 Habitus Denai Alam Property Analysis
- 6 Habitus Denai Alam Developer: Newfields Land
- 7 Summary
Habitus Denai Alam Overview
Habitus Denai Alam is a unique development that is made up of 305 units of SOVO units and serviced residences. Built-up sizes of these units range from 451 square feet to 998 square feet. There are also 16 units of boutique retail suites with separate strata titles. These suites are located on the ground and first floor. Staking a claim of being the first high rise concept development in Denai Alam (City of Elmina), Habitus Denai Alam is located over 2.25 acres of freehold land. It is due for completion in 2023.
Habitus Denai Alam is a development by Newfields Land. Newfields Land is part of Newfields Group which has three core business units that are financial advisory, property development, and investments. Newfields Land was a recipient of the 2017 Malaysian Landscape Architecture Awards for its Maisson project in Ara Damansara.
Habitus Denai Alam aims to meet the needs of busy urbanites by bringing together living space, workspace, and a place for leisure under one roof. It also emphasizes the uniqueness of community living through facilities that bring together residents for meals, meetings, or gatherings. As urbanites face increasing challenges with the rising cost of living and traffic congestion on the road that might eat up family and leisure time, Habitus Denai Alam provides a one-stop solution through its integration of living, work, and leisure spaces in order for urbanites to have a better quality of life.
Habitus Denai Alam Location
Habitus Denai Alam is located within the growing community of Denai Alam in the City of Elmina, Shah Alam. Denai Alam is a township developed by Sime Darby Property. It spans over 920 acres of land, including a 4.8 km landscaped footpath. The theme of this development is based on the ‘Denai’ concept, which is a community living concept in traditional Malay villages that also reflects the value of Habitus Denai Alam. In 2003, the Denai Alam township won the 2003 Planning Innovation Award by the Malaysian Institute of Planners.
The population of Denai Alam is made up of Malays (78.51%), Chinese (13.54%), Indians (4.02%), and others (3.93%). Denai Alam is expected to have a total population of 35,000 upon the full completion in the year 2024. Denai Alam is located adjacent to another residential development by Sime Darby Property that is Taman Bukit Subang.
In terms of traffic, the Elmina Interchange helps to smoothen traffic flow and improve traffic dispersion at the Denai Alam and Bukit Subang townships, especially during peak hours. The Elmina Interchange also connects the City of Elmina to the Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE).
In terms of safety, residents at Habitus Denai Alam will enjoy access to an integrated smart-apps security system. Through this modern technology, residents can certainly have both convenience and peace of mind when it comes to security.
Habitus Denai Alam has direct access to the Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE). It also has an easy connection to other major highways such as New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), North-South Expressway (PLUS), Kuala Lumpur-Kuala Selangor Expressway (LATAR) as well as the upcoming Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (DASH).
In terms of public transportation services, both the KTM Skypark Link and the MRT Kwasa Sentral (on the MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang line) is approximately a 15 minutes drive away. There are also Rapid shuttle buses to MRT Kwasa Sentral available. Additionally, there are Rapid KL Buses on the Bukit Subang – Subang Airport (T772) route travelling through the Denai Alam area. The Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is also 12.4 km away from Habitus Denai Alam.
In terms of medical care, the Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara is 11.9 km away while the Tropicana Medical Centre is 12 km away. Both Ara Damansara Medical Centre and KPJ Selangor Specialist Hospital are 13 km and 18 km away, respectively.
In terms of international schools, the REAL International School and Private School (Shah Alam campus) is 4.1 km away while Help International School is 8.1 km away. The Greenview Islamic International School (Bukit Jelutong) is 10.4 km away. In terms of government schools, Sekolah Seri Cahaya is 4.3 km away, while both Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Jelutong and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Jelutong are 8.3 km away.
For shopping options, the Star Avenue Lifestyle mall is 6.6 km away from Habitus Denai Alam, while Sunway Giza mall is 12.4 km away. Residents may shop for groceries or daily necessities at either Mydin Bukit Jelutong or Giant Hypermarket (Shah Alam stadium) that are located 8.2 km and 11.9 km away, respectively.
- Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara (11.9 km)
- Tropicana Medical Centre (12 km)
- Ara Damansara Medical Centre (13 km)
- KPJ Selangor Specialist Hospital (18 km)
- REAL International School and Private School, Shah Alam campus (4.1 km)
- Sekolah Seri Cahaya (4.3 km)
- Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Subang Bestari (7.8 km)
- HELP International School (8.1 km)
- Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Jelutong (8.3 km)
- Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Jelutong (8.3 km)
- Greenview Islamic International School Bukit Jelutong (10.4 km)
- Star Avenue Lifestyle Mall (6.6 km)
- Mydin Bukit Jelutong (8.2 km)
- Giant Hypermarket Shah Alam Stadium (11.9 km)
- Sunway Giza Mall (12.4 km)
- AEON Shah Alam (13.3 km)
Habitus Denai Alam Floor Plan/Storey Plan
There are a total of 305 SOVO units and serviced residences at Habitus Denai Alam. There are also 16 units of boutique retail suits located on the ground floor and the first floor. Below are the layouts for each type:
Type SOVO (451 square feet)
Type A Studio (565 square feet)
Type B (685 square feet)
Type C (844 square feet)
Type D (998 square feet)
The SOVO unit at Habitus Denai Alam has a built-up size of 451 square feet with a partition to separate the unit into two different work areas. There is also a pantry in each unit. This would be a good option for start-ups with a small team looking for an office.
The serviced residences at Habitus Denai Alam are spacious and have good lighting as well as ventilation. The Type A studio unit has a built-up size of 565 square feet and would be a cosy home for a single occupant. Type B has a larger built-up size of 685 square feet with 1+1 bedrooms, making it a suitable home for a young married couple or even two singles looking to share a place. Type B could also be a suitable home for a couple in retirement. Type C with a built-up size of 844 square feet with 2+1 bedrooms and will be a good fit for a small family with children. Type D, with the largest built-up size of 998 square feet and 3 bedrooms, would be suitable for larger families or a small extended family looking to live together.
Habitus Denai Alam Facilities And Amenities
The lush landscaped garden on level 8 holds most of the facilities at Denai Alam. Residents can unwind after a long day by taking a refreshing dip at the 25 metres infinity pool or a soak in the Jacuzzi. Weekends may be spent with a good book or a cup of coffee at the reading room or the poolside gazebos.
For parents with children, there are children-friendly facilities at Habitus Denai Alam such as a kindergarten, a children’s pool, and a playground. It is always convenient for a kindergarten to be located in the vicinity to help busy parents save time.
A key unique feature of Habitus Denai Alam is the focus on community living. Residents may make use of a communal kitchen at the Sky Lounge on the 20th floor which would be perfect for gatherings with family and friends, with the beautiful unobstructed panoramic view of Denai Alam and City of Elmina in the background. The communal kitchen comes equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. There is also a BBQ area here, making it a perfect spot for evenings with family, friends, and loved ones that are filled with good food and stunning views. The fully equipped communal kitchen would also be an added advantage for occupants of the SOVO units without a kitchen. The communal living concept would also be a great avenue for residents to interact. There is also a Co-Living Lounge located on the first and second floors which offer a space for residents to host gatherings and discussions.
First and Second Floor
- Co-Living Lounge
Level 8 (Podium Landscaped Garden)
- 25 Metres Infinity Pool
- Pool Deck
- Poolside Gazebo
- Hanging Pods
- Children’s Pool
- Entertainment and BBQ Deck
- Reflexology Path
- Reading Room
- Sky Garden
- Sky Lounge
- Gourmet Dining Loft
- Herb Garden
Habitus Denai Alam Property Analysis
There are a total of 305 units made up of SOVO units and serviced residences at Habitus Denai Alam. Built-up sizes for these units range from 451 square feet to 998 square feet. There are also 16 units of boutique retail suites with separate strata titles. Habitus Denai Alam encourages community living with facilities such as the Co-Living Lounge and Communal Kitchen. It is located within the Denai Alam township, a growing community in the City of Elmina, Shah Alam.
Habitus Denai Alam would be a great fit for urbanites looking to purchase the first property. Its strategic location with good access to major highways is a great advantage for those working in the Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur area. Its proximity to surrounding areas such as Klang and Subang Jaya makes it a prime choice for these younger urbanites looking to live close to family homes but maintaining independence. A unique factor of Habitus Denai Alam is the focus on community living that would be very appealing to this younger group as it provides an avenue for socializing within the home compound.
The SOVO units are a great fit for smaller startups with the flexibility to use the Co-Living lounge for larger group meetings or discussions. The Type A studio unit would be suitable for a young urbanite while Type B, with a larger built-up area, would be a good fit for a young married couple, or even a retired couple. Type C and Type D would be good options for families with children or even a small extended family looking to share a home. Overall, Habitus Denai Alam has options for both the younger and the older generations to choose from.
Habitus Denai Alam is also a good investment property given its proximity to Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur as well as strategic location with good access to major highways.
All developments in this comparison are serviced residences located less than 15 kilometres away from Habitus Denai Alam.
|wdt_ID||Development||Built-Up Size (sq ft)||Selling Price||Price PSF||Land Tenure||Completion Year|
|1||Habitus Denai Alam||451 - 998||From RM 210,000||RM 527||Freehold||2023|
|2||Dian Residency||550 - 810||From RM 415,000||RM 755||Leasehold||2023/2024|
|3||Suria Residence, Bukit Jelutong||600 - 1200||From RM 428,000||RM 713||Freehold||2017|
|4||Renai Jelutong Residences||788 - 1,314||From RM 614,000||RM 780||Freehold||2017|
In terms of pricing, Habitus Denai Alam is the most affordable compared to the rest of the development. This would be an attractive factor, especially for young and upcoming urbanites at this stage of their career.
Habitus Denai Alam is also the newest development in this analysis to be built on freehold land, a factor that could be considered important for some. The other two developments with freehold land tenure are Suria Residence Bukit Jelutong and Renai Jelutong Residences, which are older developments compared to Habitus Denai Alam. Both of these developments were completed in the year 2017. Dian Residency has a leasehold tenure and will be completed in the year 2023/2024. Dian Residency also comes with a higher price range despite being located on leasehold land.
In terms of built-up sizes, Dian Residency has a narrower range of built-up sizes (from 550 square feet to 810 square feet) as compared to Habitus Denai Alam (from 451 square feet to 998 square feet). Although both Suria Residences Bukit Jelutong and Renai Jelutong Residences have larger built-up sizes, the price per square feet is also higher for both these developments.
Habitus Denai Alam Developer: Newfields Land
Newfields Land was founded in 2004 and focuses on high quality residential and commercial properties, a vision that is steered by an aggressive land acquisition program. Newfields Land is part of the three core business units of Newfields Group that are financial advisory, property development, and investments.
Among completed residential projects by Newfields Land are The Sanderson Taman Bukit Serdang (Selangor), Maisson Ara Damansara (Selangor), Puchong Gateway (Selangor), and Puchong Selatan (Selangor). Maisson by the Park, Ara Damansara (Selangor) is Newfields Land completed commercial property. An upcoming project by Newfields Land is Nassim Heights, Melawati/Ukay Perdana (Kuala Lumpur). In 2017, the Maisson project received the 2017 Malaysian Landscape Architecture Awards.
In a world increasingly separated by busy schedules, it is easy to forget how important being in a good community really is. Habitus Denai Alam seeks to provide a haven where friendships can be formed with neighbours and where a place to live, work, and play can be found under the same roof – all making life a more pleasant experience without having to compromise on connectivity and access to major highways.